Hawaii is under a tropical storm warning as two hurricanes spin their way across the Pacific ocean. Residents are bracing themselves for torrential winds, rains and flooding, all of which are likely to cause power disruptions on the Islands.
By Xander Landen
Wildfires in Washington state continued to rage Sunday, burning more than 360 square miles of land so far and destroying homes and power lines in their path.
By Andrew Troast
Typhoon Rammasun, named after the Thai word for “Thunder God,” made landfall on the Chinese island of Hainan Friday killing at least one person. 130 mph winds and steady rain tore through the northern region of Hainan Friday as…
By Victoria Pasquantonio
A new study says four out of five U.S. states that are most vulnerable to “killer twisters” are in the Southeast, with Florida topping the list.
By Lorna Baldwin
Two fishermen on Lake Michigan caught more than a big fish yesterday. They caught on camera a massive fog bank making its way across the lake. Andrew Ballard and his father Spencer were out for a leisurely day of fishing near…
By Ellen Rolfes
The Climate Prediction Center, an agency that is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, announced Wednesday in their monthly report that chances for an El Niño weather system have reached 65 percent, up from a 50 percent chance…
By PBS NewsHour
By Ariel Min
The giant storm system that violently swept across Oklahoma, Mississippi and Arkansas last weekend has evolved into widespread flooding in the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast on Wednesday. The death toll from the storms has grown to 36 so…
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The Obama administration hopes to fight global warming with the geeky power of numbers, maps and even gaming-type simulations. The White House on Wednesday announced an initiative to provide private companies and local governments better access to already public climate…
By PBS NewsHour
A brutally cold winter has covered the Great Lakes with more ice than they have seen since 1979. Special correspondent Elizabeth Bracket of WTTW reports on the struggle to keep shipping lanes open to Chicago’s ice-clogged harbor to Lake Michigan.
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